VW emissions inquiry has found no evidence against Audi CEO, report saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Investigators looking into Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal have found no suspicious facts against Rupert Stadler, the head of Audi, Reuters reported.
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysThu, 22, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesWed, 21, Sep 2016
Tesla released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Bosch teams up with SAP on Internet of ThingsWed, 21, Sep 2016
Europe's biggest software firm SAP and German car parts maker Robert Bosch have signed an agreement to partner to connect everything from screwdrivers to cars to the Internet.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesTue, 20, Sep 2016
Tesla Motors released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Renault, Nissan buy French tech firm to develop mobility servicesTue, 20, Sep 2016
Renault and alliance partner Nissan said today they would buy French software development company Sylpheo as they compete with rival automakers and tech firms to develop new services including ride hailing and car sharing.
VW has fixed less than 10% of rigged diesel cars in EuropeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.
U.S. lawmakers press NHTSA to address vehicle hackingMon, 12, Sep 2016
Four Republican members of Congress urged U.S. auto safety regulators to convene an industry-wide effort to prevent possible attacks on computer systems in vehicles. While there have been no reported cases of vehicle hacking, researchers have shown they can take remote control of vehicle functions such as car horns, brakes and power steering.
VW could agree to U.S. large-car diesel fix by October, Audi sales chief saysWed, 31, Aug 2016
VW Group could reach a final settlement with U.S. authorities as early as October over its 3.0-liter diesel engine with emissions-cheating software in VW, Audi and Porsche cars, said Dietmar Voggenreiter, Audi's global sales chief.
Harman CEO predicts continued strong gains from infotainmentWed, 31, Aug 2016
Harman, which supplies infotainment systems to premium brands, is looking for more business from luxury automakers' volume models and from other automakers such as VW and GM. The company is also seeking to meet demand for connectivity solutions as the company's CEO, Dinesh Paliwal, explained to Automotive News Europe.